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into a baltimore county school. what's being done to make sure your kids are safe while in the classroom. they thought the rec centers would be closed for good but baltimore city council president proposing an aidea to keep those sent -- an idea to keep the centers open many and total transformation. students at three local schools are going to have brand new libraries to study and hang out in. we will tell you what's so special as the first one is unveiled. thanks for joining us on this wednesday morning. i am megan pringle alongside lynette charles and there's a big celebration going on as the library opens so people will want to know how to dress and lauren cook manning the roads. now is a good time to leave. >> reporter: yes, we have little trouble on the jfx. so i will have more coming up in a bit. >> all right. right now the story is the fog. >> yes. we have the patchy fog and north and west you go. so patchy in nature. being careful. also, take the jacket again this morning. we are chilly. look at clarksville at 51 degrees. once again the temperatures in the low to upper 50s. we s
. just the impact he had on the whole nfl and bringing the tv. >> the only reason i'm in baltimore is because of him. only reason ravens have a team is because of him. only reason a lot of sacrifices that happened throughout the league is because of him. any time you can leave a legacy like that you know we -- we shouldn't mourn, we do but we should celebrate him. he is one of the most great men i have met in my life. for us to be in there i'm sure he knew and -- his eyes were open looking up at us and all of us around him at -- before we left just talking to him and praying with him. you know and ray just talked to him while we were right there. it was great just being there to see him off. >> one thing you think about when i think of life and death is how you end up going and he went peacefully. >> reporter: a >> a man who lived his life so well and you know he is in good stead with our savior and to be there and be a part of that is beyond description. >> to see those people in that room -- to see them salute art, talking to him, was powerful. >> i think one of the greatest
in just a minute. >> amazing home. to me thank goodness. >> a dancer from haiti comes to baltimore rebuilding and creating a better future back at home. >> and remodeled your different, just had to have stainless steel but is it out of style if what appliance makers going to next. the news starts right now. >> we start tonight with at amazing game from our baltimore orioles. they are doing a lot of work tonight and it couldn't be at a better time. the playoffs are the line. cheryl connor is live at the ballpark. beating boston at home under pressure the fans had to love that it. >> reporter: yeah. they did. i tell you it was fireworks night out here at camden yard. nothing was louder than the fans in the stand when's the grant slam hit in the first inning. they get another win. 9-1 against the red sox and this winning season may be bet told by the youngest fans. a man dancing, sure that makes sense. it's september 28th and the orioles are still winning. >> just amazing. i mean -- i have never been able to experience it. >> reporter: he wasn't even born before the orioles had the
an elderly couple in baltimore county. >> we have a beautiful weekend coming up but big changes by monday. with we are tracking another storm. the details coming up. >> two homicides in two months, now the liquor board will review the license of a park view bar. why neighbors are having the party. >> cute styles, cute models, the less -- website looks real. >> buyer beware the bridal gown scam that fearly ruined a wedding. >>> we start with a big step forward in the investigation into a murder that shocked a quiet historic neighborhood in baltimore county the peppers were laid to rest. the police had been looking for their grandson and tonight found him. neighbors put up a smallwooden cross outside the home of the peppers. >> we may never know what completely happened. we feel pretty good that we are one step closer to finding out what happened to some loved neighbors. republicanan one step closer because now baltimore county police have located matthew long, the 31-year-old grandson of the pepper who had been living with them. tonight he is in the hospital in oklahoma and county poli
on for you for "good morning america" at 5:00. an apartment complex in east baltimore said if you have got a pit-bull, you got to go and one man is taking legal action. >>> one important factor in losing weight is obviously your diet. so we'll tell you the best foods to lose those pounds and keep them off. those stories and more coming up on "good morning maryland" at 5:00 a.m. anncr: a good job. it's the key to a good life. but it isn't always easy to find one... a vote for question seven is a vote for maryland jobs. two thousand construction jobs to build a new resort casino. four thousand permanent jobs, paying... on average fifty five thousand a year. six thousand jobs from increased tourism... and table games like blackjack and poker. add it up: it's twelve thousand new maryland jobs. but to build it you have to vote for it. vote for question seven. and get maryland back to work. >>> kids at the seed store in baltimore got to be scientists for the week. we're talking about getting dna from fruit to getting evidence from a crime scene. this is called file lab. it's a tractor-trailer th
helped in the baltimore community. they have been a good friend to the town. >>> it's about more than just writing a check. for every cause art and his wife supported they were there, whether it was here or in cleveland. >> i think he should be remembered for creating a great learning center. the academic center was named for him. so when that ground was broke and when it finishes the construction in august of 2013 i think we can look at that when the library is in there and that there will be this legacy and love of learning that's renewed here at the school now. >> reporter: this is a school in southwest baltimore. every day close to 400 at risk children get a private boarding school education. the first class will graduate in two years and they have a new class starting out this year. the school is changing lives. next year the education center will openo, classroom space that will let the seed grow. >> talking about personal giving and caring and going out and doing things. it wasn't that he just gave the money and was to gracious that way. they gave money to saint vincent's, to
at 95 in downtown baltimore, not too many cars out there just yet. and as we pull up some drive times you'll notice the harrisburg express way no delays there. a lot of rain in the area, 695 that's going to be in great shape from parkville, and the west side will remain nice and clear just eleven minutes on the outer loop from 795 down toward 95. >>> five minutes from five, a warning about a new scam targeting seniors and social security benefits. identity thieves are getting their hands on personal information like a full name and bank account number and reroute the benefits to their own bank accounts and prepaid debate cards. the scam is becoming popular just as the social security administration prepares to switch all beneficiaries to direct deposit instead of mailing out paper checks. >>> if you're college students weighed down by large student loan debts you're not alone. the number of households with debt is rising. it's estimated that one in every five households carries some sort of student loan debt. the average loan in 2010 was almost $27,000. that's more than double what bo
with a look at roads. >>> still dealing with the big sinkhole in east baltimore. monument street still portions of that shut down. not far from patterson park. >> down in that neighborhood. right now you're saying chilly start take the coat. >> exactly and we're still officially in summer. we have frost advisories in western maryland we're looking at garrett county. it is chilly this morning. temperatures are in the 40s and a lot of spots. so take the jacket as you head out the door. i'd say a coat. i'm cold. exactly. let's look at these temperatures in bladensburg. 55 degrees there. and 43 degrees in west friendship this morning and look at the 100%. that means the dew point, the temperature are the exact same. actually a little bit of patchy fog in howard county this morning and also frederick county. out and about be prepared for that take it easy on the roadways. maryland's most powerful radar is dry right now. and it's going to stay is that way through the day. we're going to get lots of sunshine in here. it's going to be a fantastic day. as we look at the hour by hour forecast fo
in baltimore city, an accident on the east side, hamilton, bel air road. traveling baltimore, a crash in white marsh, pulaski highway. for those of you headed out to the northeast corridor of 95. white marsh, route 43. traffic moving along. the roads will be slick. a look at 695, parkville, traffic picking up, no delays traveling towards tow son. >>> how far would you go to get the prized parking spot? an edgewood woman went too far in a parking rage accident that what happened in white marsh. linda so is live now. >> reporter: the woman got upset over a parking spot and took matters in to her hands and ended up in jail and faces charges of first and second degree assault and bail set at $1 million, brandy aims of har park caught got in fight with a woman over a parking spot outside the staples store friday night. aims got back in to her car, hit the woman, and pinned her against another car. that's not all. an inno accident bystander a became he second target. when aims saw the person tripe to get a tag number and take pictures, she drove in to the victim and hit her as well. shoppers can't
county almost 4,000 people in the dark. in baltimore county up to 4,542. in baltimore city 711 people without power and in carroll county, r5 3 still in the -- 53 still in the dark. harford county close to 3,000. >>> a few hours after school, while daycare was still in session and community sports teams were practicing, police say a man committed a lewd act. anne arundel police need your help trying to identify that man. don harrison has the latest. >> anne arundel county police received some calls about a suspicious person outside of seven oaks elementary school in arting ton. >> an vit was reportedly acting strange. >> reporter: police released these pictures of someone they believe might have been the person. county police got the complaint about a quarter to six. >> this was after hours. my understanding, there was some nonschool related activity. it's going on in the re of the school. >> reporter: although it happened after school hours, it has some in the community concerned. >> we have no idea how long the individual has been there. so it could have been there during school hou
. >>> two gun incidents at baltimore county schools and the action that is being taken to keep students safe. >>> and some people say there's no way they're giving up their dog as family members. but the state's new law has some landlords saying you better get rid of the dog or pack up and move out. thanks for joining us. i'm megan pringle along lynette charles and lauren cook. and we want to say congratulations to the charles crowson family. his new daughter was born yesterday. congratulations to them. >> he's beaming in that picture. and she's adorable. >> she's so tiny. i can't wait to see her in person. >> i know the family has appreciated your comments on facebook. and keep that gorgeous weather coming. >>> weekend looks stellar. we'll see a few more clouds moving in. this morning, 64 in reisterstown an arnold 58 and 56 in ab deal. and -- aberdeen. we're dealing with a little bit of patchy fog this morning in some spots. take it easy as you head out and about. and we look at maryland's most powerful radar. we had a cellar week so far. i think -- stellar week so far. i'm keeping the chan
. . >>> such a sad day for the city. the man who brought football back to baltimore has died. art the former owner of the ravens died early this morning at the age of 87. jamie takes a look back. >> reporter: he gave us what we wanted. >> i said in five-years we will be an elite team. >> reporter: we became his family. > ladies and gentlemen, the ravens. >> reporter: when he named the team 17 years ago, a love affair was born. football was back in the town. nobody knew art better than tom. >> my thought was probably the key owner of all the nfl for what he did to football. >> reporter: he loved this game. it's ironic the man credited with starting monday nights football would have his team starting this monday night. >> he was such a great contributor to what the nfl is today it's unbelievable. we had a very special relationship and the guy was so special and why he isn't in the hall of fame is sinful. >> reporter: the browns and the player who paid still love the man to this day. >> art has been a friend of mine. he has come to my rescue. >> reporter: he would sell his share in the ravens, h
with lauren cook. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. if you are in baltimore county and heading out to 759, no concerns. it's nice and clear -- 795, no concerns. it's nice and clear. heading out to the beltway, a live look at the west sideat old court road. traffic is starting to pick up. you are looking at 12-minute ride on the outer loop from 795 down towards 95. there are no delays heading on that inner loop up towards pikesville. now the beltway will be remain nice and clear from parkville up to towson. 11 minutes on the outer loop from 95 up to 8 3. and no concerns out on the jfx heading into the city. it's going to take you 11 minutes no delays from the beltway all the way downtown to fayette street. now over to you. >>> 5:32. 11 years ago today our livewere changed forever and today we will take a moment to honor those who lost their lives on september 11th. abc2 news linda so is live downtown and you can tell us about a special memorial happening where you are standing today. what's this all about. >> reporter: we are here at the 9/11 memorial at baltimore's world trade cent
. >>> an incredible night for the city of baltimore. >>> community funds razors for daniel. >> daniel has been upgreated to fair condition. no word on when he will get out of the hospital. when he does, friends and strangers want to be sure there's enough money to care for his needs. >>> take these shoes and lots of laughter. >> this is the brighter side following a school shooting. something good for something horrible. >> this shows how many we love daniel and how much we want to support him. >> only the second time that daniel's mom has left the hospital. she stopped by for a quick dinner and to say thanks for the people helping her family. everybody pledged $25 and every penny goes to the family. >> being able to come home to my son at night and being able to be with him. my heart went out to daniel's mother. >> it was easy to rally people in perry hall because it is a close community. >> strangers at the time. lauri madoni picked up her phone to call her nephew. he reached out to the lodge that donated the food. there's a raffle and everyone hopes it doesn't stop. >> i hope that something
. in baltimore county, jeff hager, abc2 news. >>> well, here she is. police identified her as brandy tennille ames and a judge has set bail at half a million dollars. >>> all right. we have video to show you. this is video that led to an arrest last year. recount recount police said this is brandon michael smith of crofton caught into the act breaking into a car last october. this private surveillance video led to smith's arrest last year when the police department put it on their facebook page, but the charge didn't stick. officers arrested smith again this weekend after a simple traffic violation. when police went through his car, they found stolen property and tools of a break-in trade. police said there could be more victims. listen. >> we have some unclaimed property at this point. we're asking folks to come forward. >> so right now you nabbed him for one recently but it could be more than that exactly. >> if you live in gambrills or crofton, keep an eye out. >>> investigators are trying to find the cause of a house fire that killed a man in northwest baltimore. it started in the 2900 bl
that was arrested. >>> getting angry behind the wheel. baltimore county police say a woman lost her cool and went too far. those storys are straight ahead. it's september 18th. i'm megan pringle, thank you for joining us. charley crowson is off today. lirn lynette charles is here, busy with the weather. >> we will get to that in a moment. loren cook has been watching the roads. >>> the rain is leading to several accidents. a hectic commute s. it going to stick around? >> it's moving out. we will get a break and another round once the cold front moves through this afternoon and this evening and a chance for severe weather to pop up in the picture. on maryland's most powerful radar, this is the break across the area. we can see around central maryland, drying out. if you are traveling towards the west, western maryland, hagerstown, cumberland, heaven to moderate rain across the area, we will get next round in to the afternoon. pennsylvania is on the wet side this morning as well. if your travels are taking you to the north, be prepared for that. we are on the mild side coming in 66 degrees, frederi
, baltimore community activists are gathering to show support for the teachers. sherrie johnson is live with more on why they are supporting the teachers. >> reporter: they definitely want to get out there and show support. they will be here this afternoon about 3:30 p.m., they will have a picket line at the direction of cold spring lane and falls road in north baltimore. we are here in front of western high school, this is where they are going to hit the streets if the picket line and want to support teachers defying big business and mayor. they want to support those making sacrifices for students, teachers, workers and communities everywhere. a judge scheduled a hearing on a possible injunction to end the chicago teachers strike for wednesday at 10:30 a.m., city attorneys filed a brief. the union is deciding whether to end the walkout if delegates call off the strike, students could be in class by wednesday. labor and education experts have called it a good deal for the union, including pay raises in a bad economy and appeals process for new teacher evaluations. >> it's straight forwa
been made public. >>> a baltimore icon in the hospital this morning. we have the very latest on the health condition of art moe dell this morning. it is thursday, september 6th. thank you for joining us. i'm megan pringle, you can see charlie out live at camden yards. been sleeping all night? >> i did go home and change clothes but i have been out here all night. not really but camden yards is the place to be in baltimore once again. the beginning of the orioles' four game series with the new york yankees. they now trail new york by one game in the american league's eastern division but tonight, it is also about remembering baseball's ironman on this date. 17 years ago, cal ripken became the all time consecutive games leader beating lou gehrig at 213 #. that's the number, consecutive games played a streak that will never be broken in the history of baseball. tonight, the living legend statue will be unveiled honoring cal and that's coming up for you tonight at 5:00 and 6:00. the ceremony around 5:15 just before the start of the game. we're going to have a preview for that for
are looking at a 15 minute ride southbound from 695 todowntown baltimore. the beltway in great shape. typical ride 11 minutes on the outer loop from 95 all the way up to 83. and no delays on the west side traveling the outer loop from 795 down towards 95. that stretch will take you 11 minutes as well. megan and charley, over to you. >>> if you a parent of multiple children, odds are you are accused of having a favorite. >> i don't have a favorite i know my parents love my sister. the blogger father now is under fire for publically admitting that yes, he does have a favorite child. buzz bishop wrote about how he prefers one son over the other saying he finds him to be "more fun" and when he he posted it parents started to weigh in shocked that he would say such a thing. >> all right. so let us know what you think. is it wrong to admit you have a favorite child inform you are aparent of multiples. go in and weigh in on the debate and if you've favorite kid or two, let us know. >>i don't know how you could have a favorite. >> no way you could possibly admit to having a favorite. >> -- favoritewa
. baltimore on the top five list. >>> and also ahead the morning, black and orange. lately easy to spot. a lot of fans have been showing off the o's' pride. where do the birds tall on the list -- fall on the list when it comes the raking in the cash? when it comes to making money after the merchandise. >> how about that game last night. >> amazing. >> the 15th game they've wondered in extra innings. >> i always wondered you know after 18 innings. >> i couldn't believe the game was still on at 3:00, 3:30 in the morning. >> we look for interesting when we come -- more interesting when we come in that early. again the weather was so nice yesterday. >> it was. it was really lovely yesterday. and i'm going to do you one better and do it again. >> i like it. >> woo-hoo. go lynette. >> outside right now in bel air mainly clear skies. you can see a few high clouds in the back there. you see those wispy looking clouds? these are your cirrus clouds and those will be moving in throughout the day but it's going to be a beautiful day on tap. you have to get out there and enjoy it. but before you do, before
. in baltimore our world trade center is part of a unique memorial to the victims of 9/11. the 9/11 memorial sits in the shadow. once a year the building acts as a sun dale. the shadow moves across the memorial, revealing inscription, the time of the event on 9/11. the memorial pace tribute to the six marylanders who lost their lives on that day. >> in anne arundel people gathered to pay tribute. >> the memorial at police and fire department headquarters featured two steel beams. john leopold said it's a day to remember not only the victims, but the heroes who saved lives. >> to honor not only the people who lost their lives, about 3,000 individuals, 68 maryland residents, but also to thank the first responders, the police, fire, medical personnel who went into those burning buildings. >> the county held a tribute in annapolis. >>> when we woke up this morning it was the weather. a little before nine we all remember where we were 11 years ago. we remember who we lost, what we lost. in new york, they read the roll call of names. >> and my god mother. >> in shaimptionville people remembered the --
. he ended up in baltimore this year, living in homeless shelters and all the while building an unknown record of violence and robbery that now spans two states. he's now locked up on a slew of charges. chief among them, murder in the first. in mt. vernon, prien kuebler, abc2 news. >> prien tells us police are still looking for bass' accomplice and still need you. if you can remember anything call the homicide direct at 410-396-2100. >>> there's another family that needs your help. he was a father, coach and friend and murdered over the weekend. he was buried today but the family is still looking for answers about what happened. >> on saturday 38-year-old fred king dropped his son off at a barber shop and said he would be right back. later sat dray night he was found shot several times in the 2600 block of kemp street. the engin was running and the door was open. police have few clues. the family made a big plea for people to come forward. they say the man who they affectionately called big fred was a friend to everybody. >> he just wanted to see his daughter go to georgetown or go to c
. goodnight. ♪ ♪ . >>> baltimore county fighting west nile virus. >> maybe no showers for long. what part of the weekend we could see storms going forward. >> and the orioles are in the win column and so is the city of baltimore. we will explain in a live report. >> we honor a legend. could this night have gone any better? how about them a's. 46,000 of you saw a game that will go down in history. adam jones kept his promise to hit one tonight for cal. it's for who they beat, how they beat onto importance of this anniversary night. this was a great thursday. they jumped out early. yankees tied it up and then in the 8th the orioles had bombs bursting in air, three homers to beat the yankees and with the win they are now tied for first place. nobody wanted to go home. nobody could believe what they were watching, look at the crowd, everybody just a sea of orange and then jim johnson came on in the 9th and went 1, 2, and see you. watch this. cal shaking hands with peter up in the box. brian joining us live with more on the great or win at the yard. >> we start with more information about t
. that is -- every sunday. he's the man who's responsible for bringing football back to baltimore. this morning we have been told he's at the hospital reported to be in grave condition at johns hopkins. the 87-year-old purchased the cleveland browns that was back in 1961. he moved the franchise to baltimore in 1996. that move made him a hero here. he sold the minority interest of the team to steve bisciotti back in 2000 and in april 2004, bisciotti completed the purchase of the franchise. art modell right now johns hopkins again we're keeping a really close eye on the story and we're working the phones right now to get you the latest condition because he's been such a champion not only to bringing football but a also local charities here in the baltimore area. >>> another bier stick happening today -- big story happening today. mosquito spraying will begin in baltimore county and that's happening tonight. abc2 news linda so is here with all the details about the spraying. >> reporter: it's scheduled for tonight. in the millford mill neighborhood and workers with the department of agriculture will
the weekend is here and you probably have a lot of plans, the baltimore book festival, for example. what is it going to be like, lynette? >> it's going to be 50/50. not a bad weekend. today we have some rain showers this morning. maryland's most powerful radar is picking up on that, so be prepared for the wet weather. make sure you do have that rain gear this morning. but we've gotten kind of used to it over the past few days. this is our third day of the wet weather in the morning time. we can see it around baltimore right now, i know charley is getting wet, elkridge, all moderate around that area, this is sliding off towards the east. and then we have another batch of heavier rain around hillsmere shore, also mayo, shadyside, deal, so anne arundel county, you're getting in on the heavier rain this morning. we're also dealing with mild temperatures once again. let's get a check now of the abc 2 time saver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >>reporter: good morning, lynette. well, an accident has just been cleared on 95. it was along the southbound lanes at route 1 nay. as we check
drowsy driving. >>> a baltimore man is perhaps one of hundreds who got hepatitis c from a traveling medical technician. david kwiatkowski was at maryland hospitals and others in other states. roosevelt leftwich joins us with more on the story. >> reporter: nelson said david kwiatkowski was on the team that treated him in 2008. this was one of several hospitals where kwiatkowski worked as a temp, but a temp that authorities said had a drug problem and did anything to get that fixed. 1966, linwood nelson served in baltimore. he said the baltimore va has been great, treating him for many years, more recently lung disease. that's why he was surprised when they contacted him about a meeting. >> it was a phone call from the chief of staff from the hospital's office telling me the situation about mr. kwiatkowski and said that i needed to come in to be tested, and about a week later they called me and told me that i tested positive for hepatitis c. >> reporter: nelson appears to be a victim of david kwiatkowski a temporary technician who worked in hospitals in seven different states, includ
in this charming city of ours, is baltimore is football town, or a baseball town. certainly in the last 15 years, if you made the latter argument it echoed against an empty seating bowl at camden yards. if history is any indication, indication -- the pillars of one of major league baseballs' storied franchises revealed themselves in bronze this season, the past seemingly on parallel course with today's player whose like a character in a shake conspiracy tragedy are in the throws of seeking a classic literary redemption. >> the best feeling that i have ever had. the fact that like the o. s are within this close of reaching wild card, winning the pennant, whatever, i've never had a feeling like this, i love this so much. >> reporter: hundreds of thousands of fans have been locked in what by anymore was abusive relationship for 15 years. now, only in september, are they willing to consider forgiveness. this team is doing what every baseball mind said they would never do. that finally has camden yards rocking like it's 1997. >> if we can return to some of those times it makes a difference were to th
and the baltimore county police have already committed to running additional controls at the schools and making hand-held metal detectors available to school resource officers. the teachers are also being called upon to look for signs of troubled students in their classroom. [ and certainly one facet of it, but it is not the only one. there are students who just don't feel connected. we want teachers to be aware of that and spend some time with that student and find out why they don't feel connected. >> reporter: many of the security enhancements are also outlined in letters schools will send home with students on monday and the superintendent is reaching out to them on a videotaped message on the web site. >> there is no place in our schools for violence. we will make sure that as a school system we do everything possible to maintain safety. >> reporter: the hotline being set up and it will allow people to call in tips anonymously and there is an e-mail or text concerns over potential threats giving them additional means to help protect themselves. abc 2 news. >>> of course every school system has
. >> we're an institution. >> a popular baltimore county restaurant ruined by a two alarm fire. we'll hear from the owner. >> and tear down the barriers, the fences, baltimore is getting the main drag back. >>> all right. let's take a look. it was right in between the window of opportunity that we're seeing. most of this action north of baltimore, right, wyatt? >> a lot of the rain coming down north of the city. you see the rain reaching up to bel air and beyond. still some rain in those areas but, again, the bulk of it is up the i-83 corridor. we have a flash flood warning for baltimore county and baltimore city that's going to exestablished -- extend for another hour. to the west you seat tropical -- see the tropical moisture. more of this coming our way the next several afternoons and evenings. we'll talk about when this lets up, coming up. >>> we typically honor our service members on veterans day and memorial day. hundreds showed up to honor petty officer patrick feeks. hundreds were there as hundreds honored our fallen hero. >> reporter: on august 16 maryland lost one of its own in a
outstanding year for us here. swim across america and baltimore this is year three and -- million dollars raised for cancer research. it's a human thing for not just baltimore and swimmer across marry band but here -- where so many of the open water swimmers have been swimming for the big one mile open water or the three mile at gibson, sunday morning. i want to bring in eric -- now you are one of the lie performance coaches here and -- you know you have been involved this and a supporter for the last three years and i know your wife is swimming this year. you, a cancer survivor, talk about what it means to you? >> it's -- it goes beyond words because i experienceds it myself. the amount of money that gets raised through this and to help fight this hard battle is beyond words, but very much appreciated and it's something that's needed in this fight against cancer. >> yes and -- it's one of those things we hear over and over. people that have balloted cancer or have relative that have and they may be a first time swimmer, maybe a high performance, you know there is also a special swimmer
look outside here on the west side of the beltway at baltimore national pike. not too many cars out there just yet and no delays right now traveling from 795 all the way down to route 40. park v here at harford road, inner loop nice and clear down to 95 and the outer loop no problems whatsoever getting up to towson. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan over to you. >>> she's accused of dumping does -- duping the schools rather and promising them assemblies teaching ravens' players and today joseph gill is expected to be in a courtroom for the hearing. back in march he was indicted on one count of theft. schools is tpas -- and ptas say they gave gill thousands of dollars to deliver the ravens' players to deliver the antibullying message but he never delivered. >>> peter morvitt not only a researcher and top medical man, but also he was a lover of music and had wonderful talents. his friends and family came together to remember him with a vigil this is all happening as police continue to search for his killer. abc2 news' sherrie johnson joins us live this morning from t
. bring a jacket as you head off to work. we have trouble in northeast baltimore, a crash on york at belvedere. if you are using the jfx, no delays from 695, all the way downtown to east fayette. that stretch, normal ride, 11 minutes. a live look at the topside, towson, delaney, nothing to get in you way from bel air up to 83. traffic is starting to pick up on the west side. here is a live picture at wilkins avenue, inner and outer loop picking up from 795, towards 95. that's a look at time saver traffic. >>> maybe fall but the threat of west nile virus is not over. linda so is here with the latest. what is happening to protect people, communities affected by this? >> another round of spraying for mosquitos, this time in arundel county. a case of west nile was detected there. the spray willing happen at 7:30, crews will spray october first, the same thing happening in baltimore, spraying for mosquitos in parts of pikesville at 7:30 tonight, again on october 1st. you should stay inside for 30 minutes until after the spraying happens. linda so, abc2 news. >>> parents we have importa
of rain pushing in around bel air and baltimore. a little closer around towson we are seeing a couple lightning strikes with this as well. all this is beginning to slide off toward the east. it will be crossing the bay. as we zoom in closer, you can see more showers around lake shore and arnold. so as we head intoan arundel county you are getting heavier rein across the area. this will be across the eastern shore in moments. so rock hall getting in on light rain and get in on a heavier batch as we go through time. behind that, we will dry out and we have another chance for showers as we work our way into the afternoon. this morning, temperatures are mild all you need is the umbrella as you head out and about. let's check the apartment bc2 timesaver -- abc2 timesaver traffic. >> reporter: we are dealing with rain. so be extra careful as you head out. no delays on the jfx heading into the city. looking at an 11-minute ride traveling southbound from 695 down to fayette street. everything will remain up to speed through the fort mchenry tunnel as well as the harbor tunnel. as we check in
. a few construction delays around baltimore city, not really going to impact your commute. 795 to 70 looking pretty good, lots of green on your screen. outside we go for a live shot. we'll show you, this is 895 just south of o'donnell street. things are looking good. 895 -- excuse me, 695 at harford road looking good at this hour. we'll do this all again coming up in less than 10 minutes. megan. >>> five minutes away from 5:00 right now. mike, thanks. >>> about a month ago we told you about airlines to shrink their seats to fit more people on a plane. now united airlines is going through with that plan. the airlines says it's going to retrofit 152 of its planes with slimline seats, reducing the seat size. we're talking about 18 inches to then 17 inches, so the change will allow for six extra seats in the cabin. united says its passengers really shouldn't notice the change, especially since leg room won't be affected. >>> record number of passengers flew through bwi airport in july. the airport's busiest month ever. we're talking about 2.2 million people walking through the termina
by the way. i was a yankees fan -- now that i'm in baltimore. i know i'm wearing a lot of orange and i don't buy orange and this is a different thing for me. >> it's exciting. >> very exciting. >> we haven't felt this in a while and a lot of people heading down there want to know what they're in store for. >> a good time tonight. but we're going to be dealing with mainly dry weather and don't worry about it. very humid once again this morning that will continue as we duothroughout the day. gush go throughout the day. on maryland's most powerful radar as of now, we have a lone shower now as we step over across the eastern shore. but also if your travels are taking you into virginia this morning we're dealing with a light shower around reston, sterling, ashburn and also oakton but again the you are going to be along the eastern shore watch out for some patchy fog this morning and we have some heavier rain just to the north of federalsburg right now. this is starting to slide off towards the east. heading over into delaware and that's the scenario in terms of the wet weather. as we look at te
? >>> all right, finally baltimore's baseball town once again tonight the orioles will unveil the fifth in its living legend series and they are monoing the ironman. -- honoring the ironman. charlie back down there live at camden yards with the story and charlie important date in history. >> reporter: a wonderful date in history. 17 years ago today megan cal ripken jr. became baseball's ironman at 2130 games consecutive games played without taking a day off. imagine doing your job that day. going to work for over 2,000 days in a row and never calling in sick. but cal ripken he did it. and in 1995 he became the all time leader at 2131. tonight the o's are going to honor the ironman by unveiling the statue in the living legend park. cal is fifth. so cal is going to take his place among them. some things you need to know for the game tonight. gates are going to open at 5:00 and the ceremony around 5:15. then on the field ceremony at 6:20 tonight just before first pitch against the yankees. we talked to monica about this today. the game tonight is a sellout. a lot of people coming out to th
they sell them overseas. they have to right? well baltimore will tay tribute to art modell this morning. we have details coming up because the team wants you to show newspaper good morning --up. >> good morning maryland at 5 begins right now. >> you are watching the stationthat works for you, now, good morning maryland. >> remembering a baltimore sports ledge en. how to pay -- leng end. how to -- legend. how how to pay tribute to art modell. >> the o's taking game one against the yankees in this thrilling fashion. we have all the details. >> get your purple on. maybe a little splash of orange. nfl season kicking off. we are live at the ravens caravan on this friday i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. if you are thinking what to wear, you can take a cue from lynette charles. -- cue from lynette charles. >> orange and purple. yes. we love it. and you know, what i am smiling because the weather is going to hold up for the game this evening and also when the ravens play on monday. it's going to be absolutely stellar. so let's get down to business. maryland's most powerful radar is pret
how. >> table games and baltimore will have a casino. we will show outsigns the casino could be -- you the signs the casino could be coming to our city. >> we are told to buckle up because it's a bumpy ride but it is a fun one. o's lose but guess what, the yankees did too so we are still hanging onto hope. thanks for joining us. it's wednesday morning, i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. they've celebration this morning down on light street at mccormick. so traffic could be backed up around there. rain could be a factor. >> >> reporter: rain is a factor. we are dealing with accidents everywhere. cecil and baltimore county and the city, howard county. nothing is off limits. so, it's a pretty hectic. she down. >> but if you complain about the rain lynette says we need it and we do because it turns out this is upsetting to you a bacon drought. >> what? >> >> bacon. >> there's. >> how can you drop that bomb on me like that. i. >> i am as shocked as you are. >> bacon sunday dais will go up in price -- sunday days are going up in -- sundaes are going up in price. >> we are drying ou
in northeast baltimore. i'll let you know how that will affect your commute coming up. >>> in the meantime, that weather yesterday was nasty. >> it was nasty. and we have lots of storm reports, lots of wind damage, wind gusts out there. and also still dealing with some flooding on some small streams and creeks as we go into carroll county and also fredrick county. let's start with some storm reports this morning. you can see all the blue dots. those indicate the wind damage that we saw yesterday, and this is what's going on right now with the yellow dot in howard county. well, that is wind -- the wind gust, rather, is what we're going to be dealing with there. so we can see basically that all day long it was a rough type of day in the afternoon time frame as well. we can see what's going on in terms of some wind damage around westminster, that was yesterday. it happened at 3:25. and for today we are going to begin to clean things up. it's going to be much better outside. but we're still talking about the flood warning that's in effect until, actually, 11:45, it was extended. you can see it
, nothing to get in your way up towards 83. that's a look at your time save traffic. >>> baltimore ravens beat the new england patriots 31-30. if you read torey smith's tweets, this was a man who was in a lot of pain. if you saw him on the field you know he is a warrior. the wide receiver played with everything he had, following the death of his younger brother. linda so has more from smith this morning, what he has to say. >> the support he has received from his teammates and fans has meant so much and told people about his brother's death on twitter, that's his account on sunday morning, since then, his account has been flooded with well wishes from fans. he played the game for his brother, 19 year old kevin jones died before midnight when a motorcycle crushed in to a utility pole in virginia. alcohol was not a factor. smith traveled to virginia to be with his family, he got an hour of sleep before the game and made the decision to play when he got to the stadium. he is glad he did. in the second quarter smith scored a touchdown and after the game he says it was for his younger brother
of the day. in northwest baltimore on park heights at drew it's park drive. traveling on west side, expect heavy days. traffic is really picked up here at liberty road. outer loop just crawling right now and it's going to take you 11 minutes to travel from 795 down toward interstate 70. the inner loop going to be pretty sluggish heading up towards 83. and looking live at 95 at 395, no delays heading through the fort mchenry tunnel. harbor tunnel going to be nice and clear and using the jfx, no problems and the harrisburg expressway in great condition from the maryland pennsylvania state line down to the beltway. that takes you 22 minutes altogether. megan over to you. >>> 6:32. you are looking live from new york city as the sun starts torise. 11 years ago today our lives were changed forever and today we are going to take a moment to honor those who lost their lives on september 11th. linda so is live downtown this morning and you are going a tell us about the special memorial a lot of people don't know about this because what makes it eu meek is you see it once a year. >> reporter: we are
to a baltimore county school. officials this morning saying they are going to make changes. so what is the plan? how good is your kid college? there is a new report out ranking the best of the best. we will see if area schools are on the list this morning. those stories are straight ahead. it's wednesday morning, the middle of the week. thanks for joining us. you probably noticed charley is not here. he is not on vacation. vacation is over and the baby is coming. you are about to drink a lot of could have -- you are about to drink a lot of coffee my friend. we will get the latest from the hospital as they await the rival of their first child a baby girl and, of course, they will remember the day forever. and one of the things they will remember is the weather. >> i will wonder if charley will be as cool as he tries to come across with the baby thing. >> are you kidding? et mush. >> he will be a great -- he will mush. >> he will be a great dad. >> fabulous weather to bring the child home from the hospital. a little cool this morning. but going throughout the day, fabulous. get out and enjoy. let
in baltimore and this morning, keep art modell in your thoughts, the baltimore icon is in the hospital. >>> and baseball's ironman returns to camden yards. the living legend statue for cal ripken unveiled just before the o's take on the yankees. a live report coming up this morning. >>> clearly charlie out live again at camden yards. somebody is excited about tonight's game. and we'll check in with him and a bit and in the meantime if you are headed downtown to go cheer on the o's you probably want to know how the weather is looking. over to meteorologist lynette charles. >> good morning everyone. we are looking pretty dry for the most part so we will continue that trend as we go throughout the day and also we'll get a little bit of sunshine in here it's going to look more like it did jed and the day before that. an isolated shower or storm is possible in the afternoon. the green spots indicative of rain showers this morning. very light in nature. 270 you are going to be seeing some wet weather there especially in virginia. rossville trying to get on the edge of light rain this morning
to this story and it has a baltimore tie. >>reporter: the o's plan to wrap up their home series on the improbable 2012 major league season. >> so charley crowson out live this morning. he's been out there all morning long, sometimes with an umbrella, sometimes not. so lynette charles will let you know if you need yours today and, lauren cook, you said the rain has definitely been an issue on the roads. >>reporter: the rain and the fog, it's leading to a lot of reduced visibility. slow down and please be extra careful. hopefully it'll clear up soon. >> what's going on this weekend with the buckle up rallies and the baltimore orioles game, the book festival. >> rub it in, megan. let me show you what's going on right now. maryland's most powerful radar still picking up on some showers, but we are beginning to dry out back across the western shore and even points further to the west, so that's going to be the trend for a while. and then we'll begin to see more rain possibly moving into the picture. so chestertown right now, rock hall, centreville getting in on the heavier rainfall
in northwest baltimore. moreen that in just a few. >> i was like listening and wondering if the fog had something to do wit. not too much fog in that area. north and west howard county as well as frederick. we can see arbutus temperature this morning that's the big story as well. we are very chilly this morning. coming in at 48 degrees. look at the dew point. oh, we are nice and refreshing and dry. 47. but how close they are together. there could be a little bit of patchy fog across that area. the winds are calm and they're not going to be as breezy as they were yesterday. so that's also some good news i have to deliver no you this morning. the temperature in glen burnie at 52 degrees that dew point at 47. and as we go into barnesville. 42 and 42 so yes also looking at a little bit of patchy fog across is that area. maryland's most powerful radar is nice and dry this morning. and this trend will continue even as we go into the afternoon. it's going to be a fabulous day on tap with lots of sunshine. we'll see a few high clouds out there but still, plenty of sunshine to be had. as we star
are calling her the most hated woman in baltimore. >>> when you head to the polls there's one issue sure to stand out you heard about. the referendum to legalize same sex marriage is going to be on the ballot. and linda so is live and there appears to be a final push with this issue. >> reporter: this is specifically from african americans who oppose same sex marriage in maryland are trying to get voters to get out to the polls and one of the methods is raising controversy. they are sending out mailersfeaturing the phrase my mommy is my daddy and my daddy is my mommy so who is my aunt? language that some may find offensive. group called jump the broom for marriages is making calls trying to convince opponents the same sex marriage to make donations and get out the vote. a the leader of the group says it's aiming the message at the african american community. >> we believe if you have if you have the lord's word that states marriage is between a man and a woman. it's a unhealthy lifestyle for our children and it's just not right. >> reporter: and the group is targeting african american co
and comfortable. >>> good morning, if you are in baltimore, nothing to get in your way in hunt valley. if you are using the beltway, here is a look at the west side, wilkins avenue, everything will be up to speed here as well. looking at an 11 minute ride from 795s towards 95. beltway clear, outer loop from 95 towards 83, 11 minutes, if you are using the northeast corridor of 95. >>> news team ran for cover when a unwelcomed guest showed up. >> the cameras were rolling. what caused this crew to end up on the other side of the camera? >>> flu season maybe a couple of months down the road. why the time to get ready is now. the recommendations when it comes to flu shots they are talking about this morning. >>> younger americans expecting to receive inheritance may want to start saving. the odds are slim, young adults between 13-22 will inherit wealth. in the past, seniors relied on pensions, social security, and investments. because the rising cost of health care, many don't have enough put back leading to inheritance for their kids. >>> this weekend was bust at the box office. it turns out this
, the father. >> reporter: a final farewell to the man who brought football back to baltimore and a look back at the legacy of art modell is only missing a calling from canton and a place in the hall of fame eye think his con -- >> i think his contributions are extraordinairey. i don't like to take positions on that but there are very few who have contributed what he has. >> reporter: the nfl commissioner recalls the former ravens owner as a legend and visionary, moving his team to another conference to achieve a merger of the two leagues and promoting monday night football when virtually no one thought this would work. >> art convinced them that it would work and said i'll take the first one and show you. just give me nay -- nay math at home. >> paying their last respects to a father figure. >> well done. at the end of the day, well done, my good and faithful servant. rest in peace. >> reporter: it's a point not locked upon modell's son john. >> the story could not be told without the recognition. that recognition may come but that won't be his greatest legacy. no. because my father is alrea
was shot and killed while walking to school here this morning. >> another beautiful night across baltimore but how long will the streak last? stay tuned for the forecast. >> you know them. they are the ones who don't watch what they eat or drink but still don't gain weight. blame it on the bacteria. the news starts right now. >> we start with new information, 70-year-old norman gate wood charged with breaking the law that let his grandson get his gun. a 13-year-old rode the bus to school with a gun. when he showed it off during class the teacher was quick to wrestle it away, pin him down until more help arrived. nobody was shot but everybody was scared. >> i understand it was just a fight at the school there was a lockdown. seemed road there was a lockdown for the school on a fight. so i immediately rushed up and shortly after that got the kids out. >> reporter: the teacher is being praised for putting her life on the line to protect her students. that make itself to gun stories in two weeks in baltimore. >> parents you want to know if your child will be safe . >> reporter: there are t
back to baltimore. >> mr. modell came to baltimore and adapted -- adopted the bandto show his support. he was devoted to the band. >> the band stayed together until the ravens came together in 1996 adopting the band was a nod by modell to the football history. >>> from the owner of one team to another. peter and lows is-- angelos is speaking out saying art modell was the visionariy and pioneer whose impact on the game continues to this day. he and his late wife pat were as committed to philanthropy to professional football in baltimore and beyond. he was a national football league visionary and that's what he is saying. thank you to him. so that statement coming from pert angelos. >> and governor o'malley reacting to the passing of the former baltimore ravens owner saying in part he was respected by his players and beloved by family and fans. he brought the game and spirit of football to baltimore. he said he helped invigorate baltimoreans with pride in their team and set sety. >> they want you to head down to the bank this weekend. >>> nearly 2,000 people across the country infected
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